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Jean-Ann Debreceni, EKC Board Chair at a previous Community Cash Awards event
Kootenay BizBlog, East Kootenay, Financial

Community Cash Award finalists announced by EKC

The Community Cash Award is aimed to develop healthy and diverse communities.

MLA Michelle Mungall presents Community Futures Development Corporation of Central Kootenay with a $100,000 grant from the BC Rural Dividend Program.
Kootenay BizBlog, West Kootenay, Nelson, Financial

BC Rural Dividend Program Grants boost to Kootenays & Nelson Innovation Centre

The rural dividend encourages economic diversification, innovation, sustainability and collaboration, and recognizes the diverse needs of individual communities

Representatives from the seven credit unions attending a December meeting to learn more about the amalgamation currently being explored.
Kootenay BizBlog, East Kootenay, West Kootenay, Financial

Seven Kootenay Region Credit Unions Continue To Explore Amalgamation

The Kootenay, Columbia Valley and Boundary Regions of British Columbia Credit Unions have released an update on the next steps in their amalgamation process

College of the Rockies Welding students have the opportunity to perfect their skills with a welding simulator purchased thanks to funding from the Ministry of Advanced Education, Skills and Training.
Kootenay BizBlog, East Kootenay, Cranbrook, Education, Financial

College of the Rockies receives funds for trades from province

College of the Rockies received more than $310,000 from the Ministry of Advanced Education, Skills and Training to go toward replacing aging trades equipment.

Winners of the BCIC Ignite Awards.
Kootenay BizBlog, East Kootenay, West Kootenay, Agriculture, Financial, Technology

Kootenay’s “BioCarbon 3D” — part of $1M BCIC awards to fuel market-driven innovation across BC

The four projects demonstrated the ability to succeed in diverse fields including environmental engineering, biotechnology, and agriculture.

Aerial view of valley flooding.
Kootenay BizBlog, East Kootenay, West Kootenay, Environment, Financial

Taking action on climate change

Columbia Basin Trust supporting 12 climate action initiatives.

In September 2017, the ?aq?am community experienced a wildfire. It will now be reducing fuel in high-risk areas with support from a wildfire mitigation grant from Columbia Basin Trust.
Kootenay BizBlog, East Kootenay, West Kootenay, Education, Environment, Financial

Reducing the risks and effects of wildfire

Twenty communities focus on mitigating wildfire with over $800,000 from Columbia Basin Trust

Alissa Bryden at her desk
West Kootenay, Rossland, Financial, Small Business, 40 Under 40

Alissa Bryden

Alissa Bryden takes the stress out of virtual accounting via her business in Rossland, B.C.

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Graphic showing the recreation grants that Columbia Basin Trust will be funding.
Kootenay BizBlog, East Kootenay, West Kootenay, Developments, Environment, Financial, Health & Wellness

Improving rec spaces keeps residents active

Columbia Basin Trust provides $3 million for 53 new recreation infrastructure projects

Promoted Financial businesses

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